The United Nations has designated today as international anti-corruption day. But how can a business avoid paying a bribe? Justin Rowlatt speaks to Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, a former chairman of the oil giant Shell and the global mining company Anglo-American. And we ask Gary Busch, a logistics consultant with experience in Russia and Africa: is there a moral obligation for business people to refuse to pay bribes? Plus, Mark Tully reports in his letter from Delhi, on the key role of the press to maintain the pressure for punishment and the vigilance of the courts.
Andy talks to John Brazier of the Professional Contractors Group, Nathan Pope of the Brighton Farm and Darren Fell of Freelance Advisor, about their views of how the freelancing and contracting market is evolving over the next few years.
Fighting corruption in modern Russia - Saturday Extra - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Recommended weekend listening - Fighting corruption in modern Russia, feat. @edwardlucas on Australian ABC Radio
On Monday a bizarre trial will begin in Moscow against Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian lawyer who exposed high level corruption within the Russian bureaucracy; and was in turn arrested and died in prison, after allegedly being tortured by Russian officials.
Does Sweden live up to its squeaky clean image? In the first of a two-part series looking at perceptions of state corruption, Pascale Harter investigates whether Sweden - consistently ranked among the least corrupt countries in the world - is quite as it seems.